Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return eight students home due to their health resulting from the measles and scarlet fever outbreaks. To allow them to travel more comfortably Pratt requests a response via telegraph in order to send them on a through car to Kansas City.
Request Telegraph Authority to Return Eight Sick Students Home
June 7, 1881
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 25, 1881-#10482